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is next. now at noon -- suspect captured... two iowa police officers shot and killed this morning in what appears to be an ambush style attack. the manhunt is over after police arrested the 46-year-old suspect. police say michael greene ambushed a police officer sitting in his patrol car. he's suspected of then driving a few miles before shooting another officer also sitting in a patrol car. say at times like these."these were our friends, they were our co-workers, we've discussed it at times theta
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community des moines is not a big city we all know each other. we are heartbroken i don't know what else to say at times like these. officers trying to determine if he is in fact the shooter, if he was acting alone and what his motive could have been. milwaukee police investigating a deadly pedestrian accident that happened on the city's south side. poliay the street in a crosswalk this morning, near 9th and oklahoma, when she was hit by a school bus. we're told the driver of the bus remained on the scene and is cooperating with police. to weather now-- another wet wednesday.. how long will this rain stick around. meteorologist brian gotter in the weather center with the forecast. yesterday' s highs were near 70, typical for june 1st, not november 1st, plus it was
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increased overnight with the next storm system that brought scattered t'showers early this morning with lows in the 50s. clouds and scattered showers are likely the rest of the day with highs in the upper 50s, but that is the only "bad" day this week. most of us will see 0.25" to 0.75" of rain by this evening...heaviest south. the sky clears out tonight with
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days before the election, the polls are tightening and the attacks in t-v ads and on the campaign trail.hillary clinton supporters are crying foul after the f-b-i released redacted files on its 20-01 investigation into a pardon by bill's the latest development that has some arguing that the agency is improperly interfering with the election.reid binion reports. amid tightening polls... and a late-october curve-ball from the f-b-i......the clinton camp is shifting its focus
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controversies that have roiled his white house bid.clinton's campaign -- taking on trump in a new ad featuring his past comments about women. "putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. when i come home and dinner's not ready i go through the roof." ...clinton herself, echoing that line of attack in the key swing state of florida. "he's sure has spent a lot of time demeaning, degrading insulting and assaulting women."trump -- never one to shy away from conflict -- going after clinton and the president over obama-care.: wants to expand obamacare and make it even more expensive." trump -- continuing to face less than enthusiastic support from some in the establishment wing of his own speaker paul ryan said tuesday that he's voted.......but he avoided mentioning trump's name. "i already voted here in janesville for our nominee in early voting. we need to support our entire republican ticket."ohio governor john kasich - refusing to vote for trump......instead writing in 20-08 g-o-p nominee john mccain's name at the top of
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pennsylvania senator and gop presidential candidate rick santorum. "i'm not happy with either john kasich or paul ryan, particularly john kasich. john, you signed a pledge. you signed a pledge saying that you would support the republican nominee for president."i'm reid binion reporting. more democratic surrogates expected in wisconsin this week.chelsea clinton will campaign on behalf of her mother today in oshkosh and eau claire -- and again tomorrow morning in milwaukee. vermont senator bernie sanders will be at turner hall in milwaukee but could not find any trump-related surrogates scheduled to visit our state. donald trump hoping to do something no republican has done since 1984.. win wisconsin in the general election. trump was in eau claire tuesday with governor scott walker and senator ron johnson.uw-eau claire police estimate a crowd of five thousand people showed up to see him speak. former new york city mayor rudy giuliani campaigned for trump tuesday in green bay.
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picture of where wisconsin voters stand just days from the election.the marquette university law school poll comes out at 12-15 this afternoon.the poll asks people how they feel about the presidential and senate races along with some hot button issues. more than half a million voters have cast early absentee ballots in wisconsin. the state elections commission reported tuesday that more than 518-thousand people have cast ballots. of those, about 30 percent have come from milwaukee and dane counties. about 16 pe votes came from waukesha, washington and ozaukee counties. more local news now a holiday tradition with a twist. milwaukee has - as usual - harvested its official christmas tree and put it up downtown. but it's not at red arrow park... where it's resided in recent years. pete zervakis reports on why the city's 38 foot tall christmas tree will decorate city hall this year... not red arrow park tree chopping the
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before 7 a-m. tree chopping department of public works crews cut down this colorado blue spruce using a crane to make sure it didn't fall onto any nearby houses. it was a very tight work zone to get the tree onto the trailer eventually... the tree made it onto this trailer. it was transported - with police escort - to city hall. we started talking about it and said let's bring the tree home because we had it here in the past at least 10 years since the tree was at city hall. hamilton protests protesters angry about the shooting death of dontre hamilton disrupted the last two, tree lighting ceremonies at red arrow park. according to the mayor... that did not factor into the decision to relocate. it was more let's bring it home, freshen up this entire ceremony once the tree was installed into a planter at wells and wisconsin... nat
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amazing i never thought i'd be the one they'd pick the tree its owner - rex hayes - is proud. the city chooses the christmas tree from a pool of willing donors each year. hayes had been wanting to donate ?his tree... for the last four christmases. city workers will decorate the tree with lights and ornaments over the next several weeks. an official lighting ceremony is set for nov. 17. at city d-p-w workers say today's rain didn't slow down the harvest... because there was no lighting nearby, and the wind wasn't too strong. it probably won't be 60 dollars... but it looks like milwaukee county residents will have a hefty wheel tax next year. the county board finance committee is now proposing a 30 dollar registration fee . county executive chris abele recommended the higher fee to generate money for transportation projects. he says it will provide 27
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county board is scheduled to decide on the 2017 budget on november 7th. the estabrook dam demolition is closer to reality. this, after the milwaukee common council voted to rezone the land -- paving the way for its removal. now the county executive can sell the land to the milwaukee metropolitan sewerage district -- the agency that would remove the dam. the county executive and the county board have disputed over the 1930's dam for years -- with this vote -- the county executive ys demolition should begin sometime in 2017. i'm thrilled and i'm grateful for the leadership of the mayor and common council and look forward to continuing the partnership and protecting the park and restoring the natural flow of a beautiful river a group of glendale residents opposed to the dam's removal plan to pursue legal action to stop the sale of the land -- citing environmental and flooding concerns. still ahead... river rescue. a woman plucked from a cold
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wasn't exactly grateful for the help. then... health alert. a new study is out with staggering numbers. the condition... it suggests... kills more kids than malaria and h-i-v/aids combined. and... need help with a consumer problem?our "call for action" volunteers are ready! call 414-967-5495... or request help online. just click on the icon... on the front page of tmj four dot com. russ: as i've traveled to all 72 counties, i've heard from a lot of people. including seniors, concerned that ron johnson is going to turn medicare into a voucher program. senior: don't let it happen russ. russ: i've heard from families in need of good paying jobs. blue collar guy: ron johnson's trade deals help other countries, not us. russ: the bottom line -
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and, russ, i think you need a bigger van. russ: i'm russ feingold and i approve this message. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. blican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered.
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an economy rigged for the wethy. made it worse.and ros then went to washington and voted to protect corporate tax loopholes for companies shipping wisconsin jobs overseas, supported privatizing social security, which would hand billions to wall street, and wants to eliminate the federal minimum wage. senator johnson works for wall street, not us. senate majority pac is responsible
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leaving from the scene of a car crash and jumping into the water to dodge police. investigators say the 35- year-old woman crashed her car yesterday afternoon. when police arrived they say she ran down an embankment and jumped into the 54 degree water. officers say she spent close to 45 minutes in the river before a nearby tug boat came to the woman's rescue. she is undergoing a mental- health evaluation is expected to face criminal charges. disaster loans are now available for people and businesses in western wi september flooding. counties include vernon, crawford, juneau, la crosse, monroe, richland and sauk. under the u-s small business administration, homeowners can get loans of up to 200- thousand dollars and business owners up to two-million dollars. meteorologist brian gotter joins us now with a look at
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an international children's rights agency says air pollution is killing thousands of children every year.unicef is calling on world leaders to reduce air pollution... saying it leads to the deaths of more children yearly than malaria and h-i-v and aids combined. its new report found some 600-thousand children, under the age of five, die y outdoor and indoor air pollution. they also want t leaders to increase children's access to health care. the maker of epipens may face real competition. twin brothers -- who grew up with life-threatening food allergies -- created an epinephrine injector named ?auvi-q. the idea is to make the medication affordable. the price of epipens is up more than 400-percent in the past decade. "just 27 days after the product was launched in 2013, a young girl saved her own
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hasn't been set for auvi-q. the brothers are exploring ways to make it affordable. it contains a retractable needle and it gives voice-guided prompts. the company hopes to have the product available next year. coming up... clicky... clicky.... the online retailer already offering big holiday discounts.and -- it's not ride sharing... it's car sharing. the new service uber is cooking up... and the major u-s automaker partnering in
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the friendly skies will be full this thanksgiving. travelers will fly domestically this estimated 27-point-3 million people will fly between november 18th and 29th, with the sunday after thanksgiving expected to be the busiest travel day. airlines are preparing by adding more seats through larger planes and additional flights. uber is teaming up with general motors on a test program, allowing drivers in san francisco to rent vehicles through g-m's maven car- sharing service. the
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investors in uber's rival, lyft. the program, which will run for 90 days, gives drivers access to a weekly rental rate of 179-dollars. amazon is getting a head start on the busy holiday shopping season. today it launched its "black friday deals store" with the first of its holiday will be offering "tens of thousands of deals" with new ones coming "as often as every five minutes." there will also be up to 20 "deals of the day" and will go until through december 22nd. coming up... bublr bikes. the city expanding its sharing service. how many more stations will be announced tomorrow. and -- q and a. how long until its the brewers in the world series? you can ask team leaders. we'll tell you when they'll take your questions at a free event... next.
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brewers fans have a chance to hear from the team's general manager david stearns, manager craig counsell and chief operating officer."inside the brewers" returns tomorrow at miller park. and unlike last year, the event will be open to all fans, free of charge. brewers broadcasters will emcee the event and will talk about issues ranging from the state of the franchise, to their vision for the future. the event starts at seven tomorrow night with parking lots opening at six. movemeber is here... with all
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it could give you a chance to hang out with the packers davante adams. it's part of the team's "green, gold and growing," campaign which raises awareness about the importance prostate check-ups. just grow out your beard all month... then share a picture on facebook or twitter with the hash-tag "grow your support". the green and gold using an off day to give back to the "northeast wisconsin" community. they helped the "united way" build an ice rink in algoma. we're trying to encourage kids ot play 60. in wisconsin, it's not always aery ot get outside in what a great way to encourage kids ot get active, even in the colder months. the packers also helped build a warming shelter.. where kids can warm-up with some hot chocolate and then head back out to the ice rink. the green bay gamblers showcasing their new "military themed uniforms.. to be worn on military night, november 12- th. the money raised from that game.. will go to "disabled american veterans." the patch on the jerseys honors the 15- th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. the team
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thousand-dollars.. for the "d-a-v" over the last four years. the city of milwaukee and bublr bikes are celebrating 10 new bike sharing stations. tomorrow-- mayor tom barrett and the department of public works will mark the new installations in the city. the 10 new bike stations bring the total number to 57, more than doubling the 28 stations that were operating a ar ago. live at 12:30 is up next-- presidential prediction. which candidate the marquette university law school poll has winning wisconsi ahead... bombs away! a national guard plane accidentally dropped its payload. where the bombs landed... and how the guard
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joining us vince vitrano. if you're just joining us-- here's a look at your top stories today. in custody. police in iowa arrested a suspect... but are still investigating the ambush shooting of two cops. police say michael greene ambushed a police officer sitting in his patrol car. he's suspected of then driving a few miles before shooting another officer also sitting in a patrol car. authorities are still trying to figure out a motive... and whether greene had help. the milwaukee county board is


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